Famous People Born in October 1921

Famous Birthdays

  • Oct 1 James Whitmore, American actor (The Shawshank Redemption, Give 'em Hell Harry), born in White Plains, New York (d. 2009)
  • Oct 2 Albert Scott Crossfield, American test pilot (XS-1), born in Berkeley, California (d. 2006)
  • Oct 2 Robert Runcie, Archbishop of Canterbury, born in Liverpool, England (d. 2000)
  • Oct 3 Ray Lindwall, Australian cricketer (Australian fast bowler & St George full-back), born in Mascot, New South Wales, Australia (d. 1996)
  • Oct 5 Bill Willis, American NFL guard (Cleveland Browns), born in Columbus, Ohio (d. 2007)
  • Oct 6 Yevgeniy Landis, Russian mathematician (d. 1997)
  • Oct 7 John Arthur Giles Gere, English art historian (Pre-Raphaelite painter)
  • Oct 8 Abraham Sarmiento, Sr., Filipino Supreme Court jurist (1987-91), born in Santa Cruz, Ilocos Sur, Philippine (d. 2010)
  • Oct 9 Michel Boisrond, French film director and screenwriter, born in Châteauneuf-en-Thymerais, France (d. 2002)
  • Oct 10 Boy Trip, Dutch minister, born in Amersfoort, Netherlands (d. 1990)
  • Oct 12 Jaroslav Drobný, Czech ice hockey player (Olympic gold 1948) and tennis player (Wimbledon title 1954), born in Prague, Czech Republic (d. 2001)
  • Oct 13 Harper MacKay, American orchestra leader (NBC Follies), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1995)
  • Oct 13 Yves Montand [Ivo Livi], Italian-French actor and singer (Z, Napoleon, Grand Prix), born in Monsummano Terme, Italy (d. 1991)
  • Oct 15 Angelica Rozeanu, Romanian table tennis player (World Champ 1950-55), born in Bucharest, Romania (d. 2006)
  • Oct 15 Gul Mahomed, Pakistani cricketer (Indian & Pakistani batsman), born in Lahore, Punjab, British India (d. 1992)
  • Oct 16 Michael Conrad, American actor (Delvecchio, Hill St Blues), born in NYC, New York (d. 1983)

  • Oct 16 Matt Batts, MLB catcher (Red Sox), born in San Antonio, Texas (d. 2013)
  • Oct 17 George Mackey Brown, poet
  • Oct 17 Maria Gorokhovskaya, USSR, gymnast (Olympic gold 1952)
  • Oct 17 Pricilla Lanford Buckly, editor/columnist (National Review)
  • Oct 17 Tom Poston, American actor (Newhart, Mork & Mindy, Steve Allen Show, Newhart), born in Columbus, Ohio (d. 2007)
  • Oct 18 Jesse Helms, (Sen-D/R-North Carolina, 1973- )
  • Oct 19 George Nader, American actor (Robot Monster, Away All Boats), born in Pasadena, California (d. 2002)
  • Oct 19 Gunnar Nordahl, Swedish soccer player (Olympic gold 1948)
  • Oct 20 Hans Warren, Dutch writer/poet/critic (Secret Diary)
  • Oct 20 Pierre Laporte, Canadian journalist/statesman (Revolution Script)
  • Oct 21 Jarmil Burghauser, composer
  • Oct 21 Malcolm Arnold, Northampton England, composer (Bridge over River Kwai)
  • Oct 22 Georges Brassens, French poet/cabaret singer
  • Oct 22 Alexander Kronrod, Russian mathematician (d. 1986)
  • Oct 23 Tom Manders, Dutch cabaret artist (Dorus)
  • Oct 25 Brian Malzard Foss, British psychologist, born in Whittlesey, Cambridgeshire (d. 1997)
  • Oct 25 Michael I, King of Romania (1927-30, 1940-47), born in Peleș Castle, Sinaia, Romania (d. 2017)
  • Oct 26 George Houston, land economist
  • Oct 26 George Forrest, Northern Irish MP (d. 1968)
  • Oct 27 Anestis Logothetis, Austrian composer, born in Burgas, Bulgaria (d. 1994)
  • Oct 27 Warren Allen Smith, American gay rights activist and writer, born in Minburn, Iowa (d. 2017)
  • Oct 28 Peggy Kirk Bell, top American amateur golfer, born in Findlay, Ohio (d. 2016)
  • Oct 29 Edward "Ed" Kemmer, American actor (Space Patrol, Lux Video Theatre), born in Reading, Pennsylvania (d. 2004)
  • Oct 29 Bill Mauldin, American cartoonist famous for his World War II cartoons depicting American soldiers (Pulitzer-1945, 59), born in Mountain Park, New Mexico (d. 2003)